Category Archives: Bikepacking

Ask The Pros: Fixing Sticky Zippers on Bikepacking Bags

Zippers are the weak point on pretty much all bikepacking bags, but nobody really talks about them. I finally decided to devote a video to often overlooked zipper maintenance. I chatted with eight of the best bag makers out there … Continue reading

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I Think He’s Got the Bug: Caleb’s 1st Bikepacking Adventure

If you haven’t noticed, I get stoked on stoking others out on riding bikes. One of my biggest joys in life, actually. Rarely ever do I get the chance to take a “never-ever” out on their first bikepacking adventure. So… … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Smoke N Fire 420 Bikepacking Race – A Video Blog

A few of weeks ago, I decided to take a crack at the Smoke N Fire 420 bikepacking race. In the Covid-era, it’s one of the few bikepacking events that didn’t have the Grand Depart cancelled… although it was staggered, … Continue reading

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Weighing and Unpacking my Fully Loaded Tour Divide Bikepacking Rig = Man it’s heavy.

I’ve been looking forward to making this video for a while! I love to geek out on all the bikepacking gear and prep, and I’ve been super curious what the whole setup weighs once it’s locked and loaded. Many people … Continue reading

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Youtube 2K Subscribers and Bikepacking Survival Video

Wow. Can’t believe our micro-sized Youtube channel just passed the 2,000 subscriber milestone! I started making videos about stuff I love (family adventures, riding bikes, bikepacking, etc) in February. It’s all for fun, and the feedback has been super positive … Continue reading

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Self-Supported Through Ride of LA’s Backbone Trail

“Few places in this world are more dangerous than home.  Fear not, therefore, to try the mountain passes.  They will kill care, save you from deadly apathy, set you free, and call forth every faculty into vigorous, enthusiastic action.” – … Continue reading

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Ode to the Kokopelli – A Fun Overnight Bikepacking Adventure

Mama let me take the Subaru!  Throw Dolphina on the rack.  Don’t stop for $5 gas in Benton.  Don’t run over hookers in Tonopah.  Entertainment options?   Caedmon’s Call cd, financial freedom podcasts, Greatest Showman soundtrack, UFC news updates, sporadic/static infused … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Through Riding AZ’s Black Canyon Trail

Spring has sprung, and so has the appetite to explore!  Taking the girls to visit the grandparents and the Grand Canyon was the perfect excuse to slip in an all day adventure at the last minute.  The Black Canyon Trail … Continue reading

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Twas A Dream – Reflecting on the Tour Divide 2018

Check out my Youtube series on Tour Divide Bikepacking Setup Tips: https://amzn.to/2Y0Cgl1 Wow.  It’s been a little over a month since it ended.  The whole thing is a blur.  A dream. 2,745 miles.  200,000′ of climbing.  An amazing, never to … Continue reading

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Get Busy Livin or Get Busy Dyin

6/5/18 Alrighty.  I’m heading up to Banff.  Grand Depart leaves Friday, June 8th, 8am.  From now, until I reach Mexico, I’m goin off comms except to check-in with Angela, post some pics, and record my daily rides to Strava.  If … Continue reading

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